Implementation of RFID Application in Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur


Author(s): Ankur Gautam

According to Dr. S. R. Ranganathans’ five laws “A library is a
growing organism”. In this Digital era, library grows in size and collection of
documents, the problem of library document security and maintenance also
growing day by day. For the purpose of library security, the library needed
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology. RFID has been installed
in P. K. Kelkar Library, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. This paper
discusses the whole process of the installation of an RFID system and the
difficulties during the implementation of the RFID system. It also covers the
advantage and benefits of Radio Frequency Identification in the library.

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